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Cleveland, OH, United States

Cameron A.,1360 East 9th St | Cozzens T.,1360 East 9th St | Park C.,1360 East 9th St
GPS World | Year: 2014

Grid cells can function in complete darkness, without visual cues. Together, place and grid cells make it possible to determine position and to navigate. Technology enhances people's sense of location, as they in particular know so well. But technology can be fooled, perhaps more easily than the brain. Place cells also attach to memories of a particular location. When sitting at a table, a person or maybe even a rat might remember a pizza that was eaten at that spot. As a rat ran through a maze, a particular sequence of individual neurons fired.

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